Description of Work-
This is first-line supervisory or managerial law enforcement or managerial law enforcement work at a University campus or other State facility. With full powers of arrest, employees enforce the laws of the State and the United States Government. Employees have law enforcement authority ranging from traffic control to criminal investigations within a specific geographic jurisdiction associated with State property. Work involves supervision and/or management of a unit of officers or other departmental personnel in their responses to routine calls, emergencies, and other law enforcement services provided. Employees evaluate appropriateness of officer responses; designate assignments; direct needed resources; and interpret laws, ordinances, and department policies and procedures. Duties may include orientation and training of officers, inspections of officers and/or other departmental personnel on a shift, conducting pre-shift briefings, review of all reports and investigations accomplished during a shift , activity coordination, discipline, conducting performances reviews, and providing input concerning operational planning.
Work Schedule and hours-
Standard: 40 hours per week, M-F, exact hours may vary based on workload. May be required to supplement patrol shifts on occasion; Patrol shifts are 12 hours, 6:30 to 6:30, daily.
Salary Range-$58,941- $65,758.
Description of Responsibilities and Duties-
The Patrol Lieutenant is responsible for the following:
• Shall direct, supervise, and be responsible for all activities of their organizational component. This includes, but not limited to, supervising four squad sergeants to include work plans/appraisals, identifying training needs and reviewing leave reports. Ensures patrol is conducting regular roll call training and working to be proactive with patrols, positive community contacts, and care and maintenance of equipment.
• Oversees patrol scheduling, vacations, and approves training.
• Shall ensure that subordinate personnel are familiar with current law, statutory changes, criminal procedure or case law updates, Attorney General and Prosecutor Guidelines, and agency directives.
• Primary Backup for patrol coverages.
• Rotates in the Staff Duty Officer (on-call) responsibilities.
• Serves as the Community Policing Coordinator and Chairs the Community Engagement Committee; Manages the agency’s Ride-a-long program, attends community SART Meetings, and liaises with student group representatives as assigned.
• Reviews all incident reports for accuracy and proper response, files papers as needed; Supervises the case management function; Also, reviews use of force reports as part of the chain of command review.
• Conducts department staff inspections and manages the uniform and equipment (other than handguns) inventory and issuance. Reviews patrol equipment sign-out logs (Alco-sensor, rifles, etc.)
• In charge of patrol vehicles in regard to cleanliness, damages, inspections; and inventory of non-attached equipment carried in the vehicles.
• Coordinates Alarm Repair subject to budget approvals from the Chief of Police and completes alarm code issuance and audits.
• Vice, Drug and Organized Crime Management
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate and two years of law enforcement experience. Additional Education and Experience will be necessary for progressive steps (Journey and Advanced). NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.
It is preferred the candidate have their Advance Law Enforcement Certificate or be eligible to apply and receive it. The successful candidate will have a total of six years of law enforcement experience with at least three years of law enforcement supervisory experience with demonstrated performance. The successful candidate will have at least 60 hours of college credit or have an associates degree.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-
Prior experience in a campus law enforcement agency preferred, as well as knowledge and understanding of community policing concepts.
Knowledge of Patrol Operations/Criminal Investigations in a higher educational setting, Community Policing, and Case Management Experience is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants
All applicants must fill out the required application at the university’s website. Please see link. https://employment.uncsa.edu/postings/5076
PLEASE NOTE: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered.
Failure to complete the application process as required by state regulations WILL result in your application being rejected for the vacancy and you will not be considered for the position.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.